Kalapaki Bay Oceanfront Suite


Rates: $375 / night (avg.)
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Bed types: (sleeps 2)
Reviews: 5.00 (from 262 reviews)
Luxury oceanfront suite in paradise!

From endless deep blue of Kalapaki Bay to emerald greens of the Hokuala golf course this suite is the kind of paradise you’ve been dreaming of. Perched upon the Kalapaki Cliffs, this location provides the ultimate indoor-outdoor island experience with stunning views of the ocean, Haupu Mountain Range, and Nawiliwili Harbor.

This modern suite includes an oceanfront lanai, with 12’ wall to wall sliding glass doors that tempt you outside to feel the Hawaiian Pacific Breezes. The suite has a lavish spa en suite bathroom that offer sunset views as you bathe.

The unique setting invites a relaxed beach lifestyle with easy access to surfing, paddle boarding and spectacular sunsets. Stroll to pristine beaches, resort amenities and fine dining.

One of only 16 oceanfront homes nestled between Hokuala Timbers Resort Development and the Royal Sonesta Kauai Resort. Take the Pali Kai elevator or a 5-minute walk down to the resort and sandy Kalapaki Beach, offering fantastic swimming conditions and an excellent spot for boogie boarding and surfing. Walking distance to the Hokuala "Oceans" 18-hole golf course, a Jack Nicklaus signature course with the longest continuous stretch of oceanfront golf in Hawaii! In addition to Kalapaki Beach, miles of beautifully landscaped walking paths nearby, perfect for exploring.

There are many local and resort activities. Sailing regattas and canoe races in the bay. Many people enjoy surfing, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, and playing beach volleyball. The holiday activities, outdoor movies, and torch lighting ceremony shouldn't be missed.

Kauai is one of the most beautiful tropical islands on Earth. Famous for its turquoise bays, white sand beaches, emerald volcanic peaks, and lush jungles. Kauai is like no other.

Your time is precious, book now you will not be disappointed. Registration Number: 350020290001, TA-019-584-6144-01, GE-019-584-6144-01

Kalapaki Bay Oceanfront Suite Reviews



Debbie S.
February 2024
My husband and I used this property as home base to tour some of the great spots in Kaui. It is very close to the airport for our early flight out. More importantly, there is no road on the very north of the island, so this location allowed us to do the south and west coast and Grand Canyon of the Pacific on one day, and the other day we did the east coast up to Princeville. The hardest part was leaving. It’s comfortable, clean and watching surfers and surf is so therapeutic! We stayed in and ate on the balcony one night to watch sunset. The place is well appointed with beach gear and a full size laundry which was nice as this was one stop of many on our trip. There were mention of steps. Yes, there are steps. I wouldn’t call them narrow. They are normal and easily navigable. We had 4 big heavy bags and were fine (50+)


Diane L.
February 2024
This was the perfect spot for us and we would absolutely return to this property. Very comfortable, quiet, clean and well-stocked, with gorgeous views and easy access to the beach and restaurants. Highly recommend!


Malea N.
January 2024
The only negative thing about our stay was it was for only one night! Clean, comfortable and well decorated. The owners thought of all the little things, plenty of towels, make up wash cloths, paper towels, plastic utensils and silverware. We didn’t have the occasion to use them but they were there. Sea turtles viewed from the patio and it’s a quick walk to the shopping dining area via the elevator. I would definitely stay here again. Bed was amazing and the pillows provided were perfect. Very quiet area while we were there. 100%recommend.


Kaylynn K.
January 2024
Wonderful!!! I wanted to never leave. The patio, the bed, the shower, all of it was fantastic. Definitely a piece of paradise.


Ron T.
December 2023
I don't get to say that much but this place was exactly as advertised! Modern and clean with big floor to ceiling windows... it was such a nice place to stay! The owner would respond to any email I might have sent almost immediately at any time. Never regretted renting this beautiful condo once! And it was nice being able to use the washer & dryer to come home with clean clothes instead of a bag full of dirty! So if you're contemplating staying here but unsure because you've been burned before with pictures that really don't represent what the place is actually like.... don't hesitate and make that reservation! You won't regret it!


Alane W.
December 2023
This location and property is extremely beautiful! Everything is first class. Easy walk to the beach. We would definitely rent again.


Stephanie
September 2023
This place has amazing views and you can easily walk to the beach and restaurants.


Julie K.
September 2023
Our unit was spotless, check-in was extremely easy . The location was perfect, couldn’t ask for a better experience. Can’t wait to come back. Beautiful property!


Brent B.
September 2023
Great location, incredible views, updated, clean, air conditioning, and all the beach stuff you would ever need! Loved it!


Jesse F.
August 2023
The pictures do not capture how great that lanai is! The location and beach are great, did not want to leave. Thanks!


Nicole S.
July 2023
This place was amazing. The view was incredible. The room was so clean. The location was walking distance to dukes and other restaurants. The host was very nice and responsive. I would stay here again and again if i could. Our stay was absolutely perfect.


KC A.
July 2023
As advertised, the view from this condo is lovely. And the entire wall facing the water is glass, so when the blinds are open it's like you're outside (you are outside if you open the sliding doors). It's up on a cliff, so you can't jump right into the water or anything - but we did actually see turtles and dolphins in the bay from the comfort of our lanai. The place is exceptionally well appointed. This includes little essentials like coffee pods for the Nespresso machine, detergent pods for the washing machine, and good shampoo and body wash. And although we didn't use it, there's also good beach gear. Importantly, the bed was memory foam and very comfortable for us. Location was great since we were about an hour from both the North and South shores, and a 0.5 mile walk to the nearest restaurants. Communication from the host was excellent. Overall, highly recommended as a couple's retreat. We would definitely stay here again if we're back in Lihu'e.


Rosi K.
June 2023
The unit was beautiful and clean. It had all the amenities and basic necessities. This place far exceeded my expectations. The views are amazing. This was our first time in Kauai and the location was the best. We can’t wait to come back.


Emily M.
May 2023
Everything about this property is what we we’re looking for! A beautiful view and we loved listening to the ocean which the huge glass wall that opens up! We can’t wait to go back!


PAUL R.
May 2023
We thoroughly enjoyed our 8 night stay at this fabulous property overlooking Kalapaki Bay! Everything was as stated and Lisa the host did a fantastic job tending to our every need in a highly efficient manner. We couldn't have asked for more and plan to return!


Dimitrios K.
May 2023
A total joy of an experience. Beautiful location, wonderful accommodation and views. A lot of great memories. Thank you.


Brandon D.
April 2023
Definitely coming back!


Scott R.
April 2023
Great view, layout is terrific.


Dawn P.
March 2023
Great location, great bay to play in, very clean, modern unit. Owners were very responsive! Beware if you have any issues with stairs that the stairs leading down to the unit are pretty steep but manageable. We Loved having the garage full of our needs.. and not having those things in the actual unit…washer/dryer, cooler, umbrella, wagon, body boards, extra fridge, etc.. don’t make our mistake and load the wagon before going up the stairs..lol. Also don’t load at the top of the stairs either unless your going to walk all the way down and around to the beach (not take the elevator) too many stairs to lift and navigate. Other option would be to load your car and drive down to the parking lot and load from there. We did have an issue with the renters upstairs that had a small child running every morning at 6:00 and every night until at least 11:00. Parents didn’t seem to monitor their child or their loudness. This has nothing to do with the unit itself just our bad luck. Other than that a great stay and high recommend.


Debra M.
March 2023
This unit has a great layout with lots of storage space. The open shower gives a great view of the bay and the sound of the waves The unit was very tastefully designed and the amenities were spot on. Would definitely stay again


Tom S.
February 2023
This was a magnificent condo to stay in while visiting Kauai. One suggestion- If you arrive late in the evening, be sure to bring a flashlight. It is really hard to see the building address and the parking area is almost pitch dark. Great place to stay. Only negative is that the a/c doesn't work very well, eventho the repair person stated there was no problem. Couldn't get the temp below 78 degrees.


Yvonne B.
January 2023
Wonderful stay in luxury property!!! High end appointments. Views Amazing. There are 2 steep sets of stairs to navigate. Beware if this could be issue for you…. You will be leaving your stay wanting more! Thank you!!


Dawn W.
January 2023
100% would stay at this VRBO again. Stunning modern design. Check in process was clearly laid out. Unbeatable balcony views. All necessary beach towels and equipment was provided for use. Close proximity to other towns on the island for other activities outside of Līhue.


Meghan D.
January 2023
Loved our stay at this property! The views were unbeatable, the condo was spotless, and the owners were easy to reach and very responsive! Would stay here again in a heartbeat!


Nicole M.
December 2022
Lisa’s place is so gorgeous! Absolutely stunning view, right on the water. Communication was great and that condo could not have been more perfect. I hope to be back soon!!


andy k.
December 2022
Pictures don’t do it justice. Also perfect location for exploring the island.


Tyler F.
December 2022
The property is in a great location close to the airport, about 30 minutes from Poipu and about an hour from both Waimea Canyon and Princeville. You are walking distance to Hualani's. The amenities were great and the lanai has great views of the mountains and the beach. The owner provided check in information via email and we had no reason to contact them our entire stay. We would stay here again and highly recommend our stay to others.


Sherri S.
November 2022
We had a wonderful time in Kauai, especially because of staying in this beautiful home. The pictures are completely accurate. The view is breathtaking from the balcony, the home is super clean and welcoming. We totally enjoyed our stay and 100% recommend this place.


Kelly P.
November 2022
This was the perfect location for us- it was truly paradise. The studio apartment is stunning. We sat on the linai and watched the surfers and beautiful bay for hours. Any time we felt like we wanted access to a resort pool, we took the five minute walk over to the Marriott and reserved a pool pass through Resort Pass. We were walking distance to a ton of restaurants and really loved having our own, clean, space. Lisa was an absolute pleasure to work with as was Arden the property manager. We booked a massage at the apartment through Amy's Mobile Massage and had massages with the doors open listening to the sound of the ocean. I can't say enough about this place- just book it. You will be so glad you did!


Jason R.
November 2022
We loved our stay. Close to Royal Sonesta so we got the day pass and a cabana. Views are beautiful. Place was clean and more impressive than the photos.


Nicolette H.
November 2022
Stayed here for our honeymoon! The place is more amazing in person. The balcony is overlooking the beautiful Kalapaki Bay! We saw multiple sea turtles right below us every day we stayed. The place is spotless and has everything to need! This place also has a handy dandy garage right by the entry door with a shower you can wash off at before going inside. The garage has a washer and dryer and so much beach gear; wagon to haul stuff to the beach, snorkeling gear, towels, sun hat, beach chairs, beach umbrellas, coolers, games. The bed is quite literally the most comfortable bed I’ve ever slept on. It feels like you’re floating on clouds! The whole side that faces the ocean opens completely up so you can hear the waves crashing when you’re in bed. There is AC which is a great touch. The jacuzzi tub you can see and hear the ocean when you soaking after a long day. The walk down to the beach is maybe 5 minutes and an easy walk. Very easy check in process and Lisa communicated great! Would HIGHLY HIGHLY recommend. If we come back to Kauai, I know where we’re staying!!!!


Laura G.
October 2022
Spacious, beautiful finishes, well-appointed, excellent central location, and a beautiful view of the water, beach and mountains. The wall of glass is truly an inspired element.


Jeanie W.
September 2022
We thoroughly enjoyed our 10 days in the beautiful studio! Every morning I enjoyed watching the moon and the early morning surfers on Kalapaki Bay while drinking Kauai coffee! We watched outrigger races and saw honu and stingrays from our balcony. Only thing….microwave and refrigerator were great but you really can’t make a whole meal in the kitchenette. I’m not big on restaurants so it was a small drawback for us.


Charles S.
September 2022
Would highly recommend for couple Beautiful location Alittle warm in afternoon, but worth the heat for wonderful sunsets


Christine S.
August 2022
Fantastic property. Lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves crashing on the rocks below every night. We loved having a coffee or reading on the lanai, and walking to the small lighthouse off the 16th green on the adjacent golf course. Lots of surfers in the bay and saw a sea turtle from the balcony. There aren’t a ton of restaurants/food and drink options within walking distance, but we loved grabbing takeaway and eating in the condo almost more than going out. So relaxing!! Owners were very responsive. Would absolutely book here again.


Dennis L.
August 2022
Let me tell you guys this place is totally, it's off the chain. Everything about it is just spectacular the view, the place, the cleanliness, just everything. I just can't say enough about this place and I have stayed in many places using Vrbo in and out the country. But this place proved to be more than what I even expected. It the views and the sounds.. I just can't say enough about this place but absolutely absolutely absolutely fabulous!!!!!,


Tracy Cross 7.
August 2022
Perfect place for a couples getaway! The view is amazing and the unit is gorgeous. It’s in walking distance to the beach, Marriott, Dukes, golf course and general store. The owners were very helpful in our requests for storing luggage until check in and the unit was stocked with everything we needed for our stay. This place is a little hidden gem and I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a relaxing getaway!


Grant W.
June 2022
A beautiful location to stay at. The property itself was easy to locate and the check in process was simple as well. Great for short stays or if you plan on eating out everyday as the kitchen area is small. Didn’t negatively impact our stay and we’ll definitely be coming back at some point!


Melissa Y.
June 2022
Book this now. Beautiful place for a couple to stay. Easy access to restaurants and beach. We will be back! Love love love!!


Rebecca D.
May 2022
‘Penthouse’ within the description implied top floor when in fact this was many steps down to the lower level. However, it is none-the-less a fabulous accommodation with sweeping views and lovely location.


Nicholas F.
May 2022
Beautiful location, clean, spacious a studio, modern well maintained and provided most everything you will need in daily essentials. What you read is entirely true. Here is what isn’t said: it is a basement unit, still a basement unit with a beautiful view. Unless I am mistaken you are not told that you have to negotiate 22 steps, 13 are steep, narrow, wooden and if it is wet, slippery. Don’t care if you are in your twenties or in your seventies like us it is hard to bring suitcase up these stairs. When we made our reservations about 10 months prior to our arrival and told the owner that we will be celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary there she should have mentioned the steps. Yes, there is a modern washer, dryer and beach equipment but it is not in the unit. It is in the garage outside and you share it with the condo above. Would we stay in this unit again? No. But would stay in another unit in the same building if there were no or fewer steps.


Timothy M.
May 2022
Property is beautiful, location great for getting around island. Beach next to property beautiful. 2 weeks not enough.


Michael Leroy S.
May 2022
This was the most amazing place we have ever VRBO’d. The view was incredible and the rental was more spacious then expected. We would definitely recommend.


Danielle T.
April 2022
Loved this property! Kitchenette was great with the hot plate and toaster and coffee maker. Can’t beat the views!


Yvett O.
March 2022
Love it when what you see is what you get. The view is to die for, location great for either exploring the island or staying close to home and spending day at Kalapaki b ach. Would stay here again in a heartbeat.


Olivia Z.
March 2022
Place was great!


Mary Ellen K.
March 2022
We decided to stay in Lihue over the southern part of Kauai because we only had 2 days and wanted to be centrally located. The place is so incredible it exceeded our expectations which doesn’t happen very often as we have traveled to many places. Andrea has though of every special touch with having access to the garage/storage area full of chairs, umbrellas, towels, cooler snorkel gear and even cups to bring with you for the beach!!! Views from the two person soaking at sunset was super cool. The entire space was open and the glass doors opened completely to allow the ocean breeze and sounds penetrate the room! Amazing. You need to stay here!


Kelly F.
February 2022
We loved our stay here! The view is incredible and the space is so comfortable and has everything you need. It’s a short walk to the beach and easy access to the trails around the resorts nearby for jogging and walking.


Jeffrey G.
February 2022
Very nice property with beautiful views.


Joe S.
January 2022
This unit was amazing. Very comfortable bed and lots of extra beach gear.


Aimee M.
January 2022
The view from the patio was incredible, the proximity to the airport was a benefit, and nearby restaurants and beach was a bonus. The interior was very modern and comfortable to enjoy some relaxation! Great trip to Kauai, and after 1.5 years of having to push back the vacation, really enjoyed our getaway!


John R.
December 2021
We stayed here for nearly two weeks and loved it! The property itself is homey enough to feel comfortable and high end enough to feel luxurious. The lanai overlooking Kalapaki Bay is perfect to watch sunsets while listening to the waves roll against the rocks below. The only downside is that it is not quite as private as it seems: there is another unit right next door whose lanai is positioned next to yours. Regardless, we did not see our neighbors often. This is centrally located in Lihu’e and less than an hour to any hiking destination you could dream of (I would suggest hiking the Sleeping Giant — Nounou East trail) and fantastic restaurants (try Hualani’s and the Beach House). To summarize, you should stay here!


Randy S.
December 2021
From start to finish, staying at the Cliffside Villa on Kalapaki Bay was super simple. The views rom the villa are spectacular. Watching the sun rise on the mountains and watching the surfers in Kalapaki bay. This place is huge ! For a studio, there is no shortage of space inside the villa or on the lanai. All of the furnishing are top notch, and the bed was extremely comfortable. The small kitchenette is well stocked with not only plates/cutlery, but also there are some basics for preparing a very light meal. My only suggestion is that there is no table or desk in the unit, like a high-top table with 2 bar stools would have been the crowning touch for me. Otherwise, I have not a single complaint nor could I want for anything more. I think the most amazing part of the studio, is that while showering you can view the sights of Kalapaki bay. Loved our stay at the Cliffside Villa on Kalapaki Bay


Steve T.
December 2021
We thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful, modern studio and watching the surfers from the patio each day. Many restaurants within walking distance and shopping nearby. We had a terrific time and will stay again when in Kauai.


Logan M.
November 2021
Aloha! If you’re honeymooners like us, book this place now and don’t look back! By far the nicest VRBO we have ever stayed in with all the amenities you need and Andrea’s design really gives the space a romantic feel that you won’t ever want to leave. Huge bedroom, huge bathroom, huge shower, and beautiful patio overlooking Kalapaki Bay. You can even overlook the bay from the shower/tub and the toilet is actually separated from the main area of the bathroom so it has a much cleaner and luxurious feel to it. Andrea should be the inspiration for every VRBO/AirBNB owner as she provides you with all the kitchenware you need including a mini electric stovetop to cook a quick breakfast, and full size coffee maker, espresso machine, blenders, dishware, etc. A BIG bonus is the laundry room with a full size fridge (and freezer) and every beach item you can imagine from snorkel gear, umbrellas, chairs, and towels. As far as location goes, staying in Lihue is super convenient if you plan to travel the entire island from Poipu to Princeville. This neighborhood of cliffside villas is also surrounded by a very nice golf course and resort so even the drive up to the property is pure luxury. Like I said, book this place and never look back. Mahalo Andrea!!!


Lori V.
October 2021
We had a great time! The flat is beautifully decorated, clean, and the sounds of the ocean and view are spectacular! Short walk to the beach and golf, tennis courts are in need of some attention but I think they are building new ones in the next year or so. It has a kitchenette that is well equipped with just about everything you would need for making a small breakfast. It could use more than one bowl for cereal however, but not a big deal…we shared.


Emmie G.
October 2021
Andrea's home was an incredible luxurious apartment overlooking beautiful kalapaki bay. This was an amazing end to an epic trip to the island. I appreciate Andrea's responsiveness, accommodation and care for her guests. This is a must!!!!!!


Kory W.
September 2021
We thought maybe being so close to the airport would be loud but we didn't hear or see any planes. Ample parking, beach supplies, well stocked kitchen and laundry room. Definitely worth it!


Tina V.
September 2021
We loved staying here and in Kauai for the first time. Will love to do this again next year. Beautiful and clean..couldn’t ask for a better vacation stay! Thank you Andrea’


Jackie M.
August 2021
We enjoyed staying here so much! Andrea was a wonderful and responsive host. The home itself was breathtaking and had everything we needed. It was close to the beach and great location overall. Highly recommend staying here! As previous reviews mention, if you’re not able to do stairs this place might not be for you - but if that isn’t an issue then go for it! You won’t regret it. Thank you Andrea for sharing your lovely place with us - we can’t wait to return!


Jeffrey C.
August 2021
My wife and I spent our honeymoon here and loved every second of it. Coming home to the patio and sunset was always a treat after the days adventures. Very clean, modern, and a beautiful place. Just note there's no full kitchen (no oven) but there is a mini-fridge in the place and a full fridge in the garage. There's also a single electric stovetop that we were able to make some delicious tuna on.


Liz G.
August 2021
Spacious studio with wonderful views! I WANT TO GO BACK! :)


Allie G.
August 2021
This condo is AMAZING! The views are breathtaking, the bed is so comfortable, and the space is much bigger than I had envisioned off the pictures. Also the property owner was really sweet and let us check in early on our actual wedding day, really appreciated that. If we can afford to in the future, 100% would come back. The shower and tub combo also was a dream!


Amy D.
July 2021
We could not have loved this property more! Beautifully designed, incredible views, immaculately kept, and conveniently equipped with everything we needed! Garage is stocked with beach chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards, snorkel gear, beach towels, even sunscreen! This was a great surprise and made for such enjoyable beach outings! Our favorite thing was opening the entire studio to the bay outside, falling asleep to the sound of the ocean below, and starting each day with breakfast on the lanai overlooking the bay. Absolutely incredible experience! Thank you!


Curtis B.
July 2021
Beautiful place. We enjoyed our stay. So much that we did not want to leave. We did take out from the nearby restaurants because none of them had a view that could beat the one from the deck. We can’t wait to stay again.


John S.
July 2021
Loved the floor to ceiling windows. Nice decor and super convenient to the airport! Note: No guest passes to the Marriott resort since Covid. We were made aware of this the morning of check-in. Also, there are 18 steep/narrow steps down to the unit and then another 10 (wider) steps down once you get inside. Just keep this in mind when carrying 50# bags with you or if you have mobility issues.

Note: Vacancy calendar is approximate. Visit the owner/manager's reservation site to verify your dates.

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